The Latino Vote
December 13, 2016
University of New Mexico
Professor Gabriel Sanchez breaks down the Latino vote in the 2016 election and unpacks the controversy and misinterpretation of exit poll data on Latinos. He discusses where these voters stand on immigration, the economy, and healthcare.
Correction: Avi mentioned that there were 50 million Medicaid recipients before the ACA and that the law enrolled an additional 20 million people. More precise estimates are 56 million Medicaid recipients pre-ACA and an additional 15 million people post-ACA.
For more on this topic
- Visit the Latino Decisions website for more on Latino public opinion research.
- Read his piece on the Latino vote in 2016 in The Washington Post and find him cited in the Santa Fe New Mexican on gutting health care.
- Check out his book, Latinos and the 2012 Election and his article in International Migration Review.